Dr. Mel Kurtulus, MD

Dr. Mel Kurtulus, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Mel Kurtulus, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Ankara Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi in 1989 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

9850 Genesee Ave Ste 640

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 677-0777

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kurtulus' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hysteroscopy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kurtulus performs Hysteroscopy more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Kurtulus performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hysteroscopy Sterilization
  • Operative Hysteroscopy
Uterine Prolapse
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kurtulus treats Uterine Prolapse more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Kurtulus treats this condition more than 47% of his peers

Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kurtulus treats Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders more than 39% of his peers

Dr. Kurtulus treats this condition more than 39% of his peers

Dr. Kurtulus' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Adhesiolysis
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Atrophic Vaginitis
Birth Control
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Cancer
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Colporrhaphy
Colporrhaphy With Robotic Assistance
Colposcopy
C-Section
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
Dilation and Curettage
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Endocervical Curettage
Endometrial Ablation
Endometriosis
Family Planning Services
Female Infertility
Gynecologic Cancer
Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
Hormone Replacement Therapy
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
Hydrothermal Endometrial Ablation
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hysterectomy
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
Hysterosalpingography
Hysteroscopic Resection of Fibroids and Polyps
Hysteroscopy
Hysteroscopy Sterilization
Incontinence Sling Procedure
Infertility Treatment
In-Office Endometrial Ablation
Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Myomectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laser Laparoscopy
Lupron Injection
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
Normal Vaginal Delivery
Oophorectomy
Operative Hysteroscopy
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cysts
Pap Smear
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Pelvic Exams
Pelvic Fistula Repair
Pelvic Surgery
Perimenopause
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy Ultrasound
Prenatal Care and Counseling
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Routine Gynecological Care
Sonography
Symptomatic Menopause
Treatment of Fibroid Tumors
Tubal Ligation
Ultrasound
Urethral Sling
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence Surgery
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Uterine Fibroids
Uterine Polyp
Uterine Prolapse
Uterine Prolapse Surgery
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginal Discharge
Vaginal Fistula
Vaginal Prolapse
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Vaginal Surgery
Vaginismus
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vaginoplasty
Vulvodynia

About Me

Care Philosophy

Provide the best possible care with the most succesful outcomes delivered with a personal touch..

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1998
    Stanford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    Saint Johns Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1993
    University Of Illinois Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1993
  • 1989
    Ankara Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi
    Medical School
    1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Turkish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Resident Research Award, 2003-2007
  • AAGL Achievement in Laparoscopic Surgery Award, 2007
  • Patients Choice Award, 2008

Dr. Kurtulus' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kurtulus

4.2

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Mel is a compassionate doctor who is dedicated to his patients. In addition to OBGYN he is also a robotic surgeon. Important to note he accepts out of network patients. The office and staff are warm and inviting He comes highly recommended.
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What an amazing doctor! My experience with San Diego Womens Health has been nothing short of fantastic. The staff are helpful and friendly, the office is beautiful, and Dr. Mel is such a gentle, compassionate, and understanding person.
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